Rock Hill has a general population of 49,765 and an overall student population of 12,573. Approximately 6,034 of Rock Hill's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
York Technical College is the largest medical assistant school in Rock Hill, based on student population. In 2010, York Technical College graduated approximately 64 students with credentials in medical assisting.
A total of 64 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting from medical assistant schools in Rock Hill in 2010. In 2009 tuition at medical assistant schools in Rock Hill was $3,352 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,082 for medical assisting related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a medical assistant in Rock Hill, your job prospects are good. There were 6,010 medical assistants working in South Carolina and 1,810 working in the greater Rock Hill area in 2010. The number of medical assistants in Rock Hill is expected to increase by 28% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for medical assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical assistant in Rock Hill is $30,200 per year, which is higher than the average for medical assistants state-wide.